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Vacancy Announcement No: 18/HCR/KRT/VN/023

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is seeking for qualified candidate to fill the following post:

Candidate who wish to be considered for this vacancy notice should fill the motivation letter and submit updated P11 Form


Job Title: Senior Data Management Assistant, Ed Deain
Type of contract: Fixed Term Appointment
Grade Level: G5
No. of Post: 10026784
Duty Station: Ed Deain
Duration: As Soon as Possible
Closing Date: 19 March 2018

  Background:

Organizational Context:

The position is normally supervised by Field Officer (Protection) who provides the incumbent with regular guidance and support. Subject to the nature of the task/assignment, he/she will work independently on routine tasks, while will follow instructions of the supervisor for more complex issues. The position has no supervisory role.

Contacts are mainly with the colleagues in the same duty station to exchange information and to discuss the work plans. External contacts are not frequent. In the Field locations, under supervision of the manager, the incumbent may play a liaison role with the national and local authorities for gathering and exchange of data.



  Duties and responsibilities:

Functional Statement:

Accountability

  • The Office has reliable and up-to-date data on persons of concern.

Responsibility

  • Enter data mainly related to asylum seekers, refugees and other persons of concern to UNHCR into the computer database.
  • Prepare reports and project documents by providing information, preparing tables and drafting routine correspondence and reports.
  • Assist in compilation of data and interpreting the statistics for various reports.
  • Assist in the development of forms for data collection and analysis, if requested.
  • Act as interpreter in the exchange of routine information and translate routine documents and correspondence as and when required.
  • May be required to collect GIS data, update maps and undertake field trips to project sites.
  • Perform any other duty, as requested.

Authority

  • Decide on the data recorded in database.
  • Decide on appropriate resolution to incidents and escalate issues to the supervisor if incident cannot be resolved within the scope of responsibility.
 
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Completion of the Secondary Education with post-secondary training/certificate in Electronic Data Processing, Information Technology or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Knowledge of any other relevant UN or local language.
  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position.

Required Competencies:

Cross-Functional Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Technological Awareness

In order to be considered for this position , candidate is required to complete and submit the NEW UNHCR P11 Form.


Only short listed candidates will be notified.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Candidate Assessments may include a written examination followed by a Competency Based Interview.

 



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